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Opinions – 8/8/11: 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals

Constitutional Law Fourth Amendment BOTTOM LINE: In suspect’s lawsuit against law enforcement officer, because there existed material issues of fact as to whether the officer was grossly negligent in failing to make an effort to verify that he had drawn ...

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Law digest: 8/8/11

COURT OF APPEALS Bankruptcy Law, Repossession: A creditor may repossess a car when a debtor has filed bankruptcy and failed to reaffirm the indebtedness if the creditor elected Credit Grantor Closed End Credit Provisions of the Commercial Law Article to ...

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Citizen recalls ‘humiliating’ post-9/11 arrest

LOS ANGELES — Handcuffed and marched through Washington’s Dulles International Airport in his Muslim clothing, the man with the long, dark beard could only imagine what people were thinking. That scene unfolded in March 2003, a year and a half ...

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4th Circuit faults use of no-knock entry

Members of three Special Operations Team squads who stormed a West Virginia home after 10 p.m. with a search warrant do not have qualified immunity for their no-knock entry or the alleged use of excessive force against the family’s teenage ...

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